Saturday, May 27 at 6:00pm

With a new location at the iconic Mardi Gras World, the Grand Tasting experience at NOWFE showcases more than 1000 domestic and international vintages alongside delicious foods served by over seventy-five of New Orleans’ finest chefs and purveyors. 

Wine connoisseurs will take pleasure in the opportunity to meet winemakers, ask questions and taste special appellations from across the globe. Novice wine drinkers will simply enjoy the experience of trying many new wines and learning what they like about different styles, varieties and price ranges. All attendees will appreciate the prospect of chatting with well-known and up-and-coming chefs in the culinary community. Be on the look out for dishes entered in competition in hopes of winning a Fleur de Lis Culinary Award.



  • Celebratory glass of bubbly 
  • VIP Entry - skip the lines and enter one half hour early
  • Exclusive entrance to the VIP Lounge filled with additional vendors and specialty samples of food and wine

(Limited number of VIP tickets available)

DISCLAIMER: Must be over 21 years of age to attend all Festival Events. No infants, strollers, animals or exceptions!

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